Steinbeck's 1939 novel The Grapes of Wrath spoke as prophetically then as it does narratively now to the issue of homelessness in 2013. And it's a sad thing to witness in all those states, this fact that nothing's changed -- or if it changed, it's changed right back.
Shannon Richardson's rich monochrome photos are not only cinematic in their drama and atmosphere but also in their storytelling. It's difficult to see one of Shannon's photos and not find yourself drawn into the frame, wanting to know more about the people or the place.
These roads may not be household names, but they are an integral part of the American fabric. Highway 31, west of New Orleans, takes you through classic Louisiana countryside, past lazy bayous and swampy lagoons filled with alligators and herons.